Teneille Gofton

Teneille Gofton

Dr. Teneille Gofton, MD, FRCPC, AAHP (Diplomate)
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences

Office: LHSC-UH
Phone: 519-685-8500

Email: Teneille.Gofton@lhsc.on.ca

Bio & Research Activities

Dr. Gofton completed medical school at Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) followed by Neurology residency training at Western University.  She has dual fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, New York, USA) and in Neurocritical Care and Electroencephalography at Western University (London, Ontario, Canada).  

Dr. Gofton is currently an Associate Professor at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry (Western University) in the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences and has been a faculty member since 2012.  She is the acting director of the Neurocritical Care fellowship training program.  

Dr. Gofton has been an invited speaker at national and international meetings and has received research grant support from national funding agencies.  Her research interests and publications are on topics in neurocritical care and neuropalliative care.  In neurocritical care, Dr. Gofton's research focuses on disorders of consciousness, status epilepticus and neurophysiology as it relates to deceased organ donation.  In neuropalliative care, Dr. Gofton investigates challenges and barriers to initiation of neuropalliative care, neuropalliative care in serious neurological illness and neuropalliative education for trainees.

Research Interests:  neurocritical care, neuropalliative care

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